The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) launched a brand-new training module: Mortar Beds for Floors and Walls at the end of 2022. The program was well-received and will be returning in 2023 to NTCA's Regional Training program lineup.
Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched Tri-Lite Rapid, a high-performance rapid adhesive mortar that meets ANSI A118.15 and contains no respirable crystalline silica levels that exceed the OSHA action level.
Because the home’s exterior is constantly exposed to water from a variety of environmental elements, large-format tile exterior renovation projects are actually considered a challenging installation if not properly executed.
Brett Mauney, national technical manager for Merkrete, differentiates between large-format tile and large and heavy tile (LHT), talks proper subfloor prep and points to the right materials for the job.